- The thematic of agriculture and food is one of the research priorities of UAVR. UAVR has implemented 2 technological platforms (Agrofood and Foresty) that intend to increase the university liaison with the productive system and companies that work on the field. Research priorities focus on biochemistry and food chemistry, smart packaging, etc)
- Promoting food security through the monitoring of emerging pollutants in marine endogenous resources; Intelligent valorization of marine endogenous resources through bioprospecting and traceability methods
- Development of a strategy for the integrated valorization of agro-food and forestry by-products in the context of the circular economy;
- Usage of common and integrated approaches within the concept of biorefinery, extrapolated to any by-product,Development of new value added products, with application in food supplements and functional foods contributing to add value to these key sectors.